Gadsden Salvation Army Ends Feeding Program

Citing a drop in donations, the Gadsden Salvation Army ends its feeding program. Thanks for joining us, I’m Carl Brady. After feeding up to 90 people every night for years, the charity says it can no longer afford to maintain the program. The program cost about $4,000 a month to run, and was operating with a $3,000 deficit. Gadsden Salvation Army Corps. Officer Dennis Hayes says it was difficult to make the decision. Hayes also says he chose to shut down the meal program in order to keep other programs, like the overnight shelter, running. Any group looking to help may still bring food and serve it at the eleventh street location.


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